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this morning in oakland. >>> the owner of that business in berkeley talks about plans to bounce back from the fire. >>> the date is set, when voting will start to elect a new pope at noon. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> an early morning fire at the landmark restaurant in berkeley. what the owner and founder of the restaurant told us and what firefighters are saying about a possible cause. >> good afternoon i am tori campbell. we just got you information on that story ktvu has been following all morning after a fire at the berkeley restaurant, owner and founder alice waters tweeted the cafe may re-open next weekend and we are now getting word the fire started near some electrical equipment under the building. the iconic restaurant is located at shattuck avenue and we talked with her. >> reporter: she went into her restaurant to take a look at at the damage and emerged shaken. >> it has a lot of emotional -- just sadness. >> that emotion came in part because walking through the damage today was like walking back in time, back to
's the middle of the day. the bay area claimed top two spots in the survey was san francisco peninsula. oakland number one. santa clara number 2 and number 3 new york, new jersey area. >> there is now a memorial set up in san francisco where a 17-year-old girl was killed. on saturday night, she was crossing slope boulevard when she was hit by a car. her family said she had just celebrated her birthday with friends. she was a junior and a member of the track team. her teammates plan on wearing black ribbons at the track meets. >>> decision will affect drivers. why it could be the next one to turn off its red light cameras. enjoy any rays of sunshine. rain is on the way. meteorologist rosemary orozco joins us with more on the incoming storm. >> it's a cold storm. temperatures will be cool , snow levels dropping and beginning to see the transition. take a look at storm tracker two. the clouds begin to pull into the north bay along the coastline. half of our area covered by clouds. the other half dealing with mostly blue skies. i want to point you north to the rain. seeing a little bit fall right o
. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. this midday family and friends continue to search for are an oakland woman. the woman was last seen walking on 34th and telegraph last week and now this new clue may help them. we're live at that corner in oakland. there's been no sign of her since then. >> reporter: you're right. good afternoon to you. she was known to go on walks or runs in the neighborhood. last thursday was no different except for the fact she has not been seen since. family and friends hope that posters like this and surveillance video can offer clues to her disappearance. this is perhaps the last time 31 yeed erika mascalaras was seen. she walked around 34th at telegraph about 8:00 a.m. last thursday. everything in the video seems fine. her nephew hopes the video proves she's alive and well. >> i'm worried sick about her. this is ridiculous. >> one of the bakery owners says she was a regular and nothing seemed out of the ordinary. >> extremely worried. wondering how we can better weep our community safe and employees, customers and the general public. >> erika is a widow. her hus
. >> help is on the way. an effort to make the votes of oakland safer, it is the top story. good afternoon, i am tori campbell. the oakland police department graduate its first academy of police officers in 4 years today, brian flores is live in oakland to explain how this may make the streets safer. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon, the goal certainly is to make the streets safer in oakland. as you mentioned the first graduating class since november of 2008, not only a big day for them but also for the families who have sacrificed so much. this is the city's 166th police academy class, 38 officers graduated today, including two from vallejo, the class marks the first of many things, for one the first class under police chief howard jordan and mayor jean kwan and the first diverse class in its history, out of the graduating class 11 different language including those. the chief says it marks a turning point for them and this new class is meant to do that, and he hopes that. he does say this class has boosted the department's morale. >> for the last six months the president of t
flag at city halls this week. this is berkeley city hall. san francisco, oakland, heyward, san leandro and alameda are also flying the rainbow flags this week. >>> we have heard a lot from people who live in cities but what about the suburbs? new at noon sal castaneda joins us now live from walnut creek to let us know what people are saying there about the court says. >> reporter: tori some are watching the suburbs pretty closely as you might remember proposition 8 did better in the suburbs than it did in urban areas. in walnut creek we found people on both sides of the issue. as the supreme court ponders whether to let proposition 8 stand. proponents of same sex marriage say acceptance has start today reach the suburbs. -- started to reach the suburbs. it was in those areas where it had the most support but some say that's changing. >> i hope so. i mean all the surveys and things that i've read. people are becoming more accepting. you know, i'm no different than you or me. i own a home. i have a pet. and i work. you know. so when people you know, there's a family member or a friend or
. you will hear what's on his agenda. >>> the search for an oakland bomb who disappeared last weekend -- woman who disappeared last weekend after going out for a walk, there's new information about this. here's sal castanedo. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. family members say erica maskaleris was feeling better after challenging times. they say she was not depressed. they also say it's unusual for her to be gone this long without checking in. the search for 31-year-old erica maskaleris continues. family members say it's been an emotional time. >> our family is struggling right now, emotionally and physically. we're all very tired and this ordeal has taken a tremendous toll on all of us. >> reporter: maskaleris has been missing since thursday. family members say they became worried after she failed to make a flight to see her brother in texas on friday. the last image of her was taken thursday morning at this bakery on telegraph. it shows her dressed in workout gear on her daily walk. maskaleris says he was looking forward to seeing her and she seemed to be in a
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> oakland mayor jean quan spent the morning delivering meals to homebound seniors. it was part of mayors for meals day held by the meals on wheels. a. mayor quan went door to door at the san pablo hotel which is a senior res deposition community -- residential community. >> it's one of these programs that helps the acceptiers. it is a smart -- seniors. it is a smart program. it could cost a lot more to take care of these people in these homes. >> meals on wheels delivers 500 meals per day throughout the city of oakland. >>> some people could be eating genetically engineered salmon. it's awaiting approval from the fda. new at noon, tara moriarty is live with more on the grocery chains refusing to sell the fish. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. two markets here announced they will boycott this fish. one of them whole foods. this comes as a decision from the fda is immiment. there is a big figure and a little fish. the big one is genetically engineered. it grows in half of the time required by atlantic sal month. we want to to show you
from oakland, where the procession made its way up from santa cruz. it took hours, a two-mile long procession. now all is quiet inside and outside the hp pavillion. inside here, as we've been showing you pictures for the past couple of minutes, hands folded, heads bowed in respect. it's obviously very dark inside and we can't hear a word. we haven't taken down the sound for you. it is that quiet inside the hp pavillion. think about that, with thousands of people there, and as loud as raucous as the place can sometimes get, it is a completely different story today as the community and the bay area has come together to honor the two officers who gave their lives in the line of duty and were ambushed in santa cruz about a week and a half ago. >> you see the procession there in the little box on the screen, you see the people always very powerful when you see this, the people lining up on the side of the road and saluting as the procession goes by. this memorial service is expected to last for about three hours. among other things, leon panetta, california's attorney general kamala har
an hour, oakland at 35 and concord 31 miles an hour. so a bit windy. they have been -- the winds have been backing off. as far as rainfall totals, really adding up. sonoma county, santa rosa, .83. san jose, .07. the latest on stormtracker2, we do have some rain showers and snowshowers up to the north and out to the east. you can see the activity out to the sierra for the west slopes. here's a closer inspection of our radar. not a lot of coverage here. you can see a few lingering rain showers scattered about in parts of santa rosa, st. helena, also approaching the vacaville area. once we move out the maps out, just to the north of fairfield. we still have a chance for a few rain showers for this afternoon. i'm tracking a few weather systems that could produce some thunderstorms. that's coming up. >> thank you. >>> winds and rain knocked down a tree in martinez at an apartment complex. the tree fell on two parked cars. one of the car owners said the damage is serious and she's having to work from home. they hope their landlord will reimburse them for the damage to the vehicles. >>> it's not
. they look for a man thought to be missing. >>> changes for oakland police. it is a whole new approach to fighting crime. >>> chaos on the san francisco streets today. update at noon. . >>> vandal im, carjackings, shots fired, it all started when a cab driver picked up a certain customer. now, it is the top story. good afternoon, i am tori campbell. this is a strange chain of events. it started with a vandalized taxicab and a shooting. brian flores joins us and explains how the suspect was found quickly. >> reporter: well the driver, suspect, officer, all of those people were not injured. if it wasn't for the cab's company investment in gps tracking, they may not have found the suspect so quickly. >> pacific heights is a quiet neighborhood. at 3:30 this morning, they flagged down a cab. the cab driver pulled over thinking it was a fare and as he did, it got loud. >> the suspects began jumping up and down. and they shattered the windshield of the taxicab. >> he took advice and locked all the doors. few minutes later. he opened the door and left the cab with the keys in the ignition. the
. they are just about to speak. one of the best-known speakers is aaron scott, who was hurt by oakland police last year in a protest at occupy oakland. he will be speaking along with others who want to call attention to veterans on this 10th anniversary of the iraqi war. live in san francisco, sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, sal. >>> it's a bay area memorial honoring troops killed in iraq and afghanistan. you may have seen this la fayette hillside covered in white crosses. mum, what the creator says about the fate of this memorial. >>> sheriff's deputies are investigating what led up to a deadly police shooting near the east foothills of san jose. this happened in an unincorporated san jose neighborhood off south white road. janine de la vega joins us live now and janine, i understand you just heard from an upset family member of the man whop was shot. >> reporter: yeah, that's right. a woman walked up to me moments ago and claimed to be the sister of the man that police shot. they just left candles out here on the sidewalk where the stolen car that he was in crashed. she says th
blocks away in oakland. reid was only kreutzed for contract interference and his aid was found to have pressured parking officials into waving her parking tickets. ruby said the findings were so serious she turned this information over to the alameda county district attorney's office. we called them. they have not had a chance to review the documents, we did however get a statement from the mayor's office saying this confirms and validates concerns jean kwan had to make sure they worked to insurance the contract process was transparent and fair. now, if they are convicted brooks and reid could lose their jobs. we will have to wait and see what the d.a. decides in this case. we will have more on this story on ktvu news at 5:00. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the bicyclist accused of hitting and killing a pedestrian in san francisco entered a not guilty plea this morning. our camera was there as chris buckere walked into court charged with manslaughter. prosecutors say he ran a red light and hit a 71 year old man. a defense attorney claims he entered the intersection before the l
and oakland as have broken camp in arizona and are wrapping up spring training in the bay area. they will play their annual bay bridge series which begins tonight at at&t park. >>> "forbes" magazine is out showing the world series san francisco giants are now worth $787 million. that's a 22% jump from last year. it is in part due to attendance at at&t park which was around 3.5 million and the paying down of the debt on the ballpark which could be paid off by 2017. the oakland as saw the greatest jump in value. they are 46% to 468 million. according to "forbes" it's due to more than 30 million in revenue-sharing income from rival clubs and a 14% jump in home attendance last season. the yankees topped the list at 2.3 billion. the dodgers are second at 1.6 billion, boston red sox are third, chicago cubs fourth and the phillies round out the top five, most valuable teams. >>> today at 5:00 on the ktvu news, we're continuing to monitor this deadly crash on interstate 80 in davis that shut down traffic in both directions. the crash caused a big rig to burst into flames and we're working to find out
jones was shopt to death in november of 2010. oakland police say they wanted to question jeans in an alleged attack on his girlfriend. officers said they thought he was reaching for a gun but it turned out to be a small scale. the alameda county d.a. sea office later you -- d.a.'s office later rule the shooting was justified. >>> people inside a home thought a car driving through the house was an earthquake. they saw the car crashed in their home. did about $10,000 of damage. >> it knocked all of our stuff to the middle of the garage, glasses broke in, pictures, important papers. dryer is completely broke in. we have to get a new dryer. just crazy! >> witnesses said they could not tell if the driver was a man or a woman. police said the woman might have been intoxicated and will face hit-and-run urge chas at the min -- charges at the min min -- at the minimum. >>> engineers say implanted considers can be used to detect disease or be used to alert threats. the implanted computers are the product of ten years of work. the engineers say the microscopic computers can go in any cell
and bondholders. >>> a police chase that ended last night in oakland may have ties to crimes in hayward and san jose. our cameras captured these images of the pursuit. it ended when the car spun out on i-580 between harrison street and park boulevard. it began in hayward when officers tried to pull the driver over for a dui. police believe the three men inside could be linked to the shooting of a man driving with his wife and child in hayward early yesterday afternoon. >> there was an earlier incident that involved a shooting from a vehicle and right now we're just determining whether or not this vehicle was in fact involved in that. we're still investigating. >> hayward police officer also tweeted around midnight that officers had three suspects in custody, after a high speed chase. that may be involved in a san jose armed robbery and shooting. >>> hundreds of hotel workers at hilton san francisco union square are celebrating a new contract today. >> these workers, not only are going to have great wages, they are going to have health benefits, they are going to have a pension that they can rel
in season francis could, 57 for oakland, upper 50s to near 60, santa rosa 61, san jose checking in about 60 degrees. these numbers a tad cooler than where we were 24 hours ago and i expect we'll end the day this way because take a look. those high clouds aren't going away. this is just the leading edge of a transformation taking place that will eventually lead us to some rain. the storms still way offshore about 600 miles. by tomorrow we will begin to see that rain. let me show you when. so for today we've got high and mid level clouds that continue to stream on through. it's tomorrow morning. we are still dry. the morning drive for tomorrow no problems here but by the afternoon a few light showers beginning to pop-up around the area. this is 6:00 tomorrow afternoon, so if you do have an evening drive home, especially if you ride your bike, light showers already in the forecast. those showers will continue into the overnight hours. wednesday morning this is the cold front that will swing through looks like 9:00 over the north bay and by 11:00 moving through the central bay entering into the
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